2013 June Quotes

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  1. “Nine times out of ten, sitting around strategizing is just a form of procrastination.” – Paul Graham
  2. “The universe is made of stories, not of atoms.” – Muriel Rukeyser
  3. “Focus on the process not the result.” – Anton Krupicka
  4. “It is commonly the case with technologies that you can get the best insight about how they work by watching them fail.” – Neal Stephenson
  5. “The best way to know life is to love many things.” – Vincent Van Gogh
  6. “Voyage of discovery is not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.” – Marcel Proust
  7. “The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation.” – Henry D. Thoreau, Walden
  8. “Having our dreams shattered really is nothing compared to what many others have suffered. I have come to believe that coming true is not the only purpose of a dream. Its most important purpose is to get us in touch with where dreams come from, where passion comes from, where happiness comes from. Even a shattered dream can do that for you.” – Lisa Bu
  9. “I care to live only to entice people to look at Nature’s loveliness.” – John Muir
  10. “Above all, do not lose your desire to walk. Everyday, I walk myself into a state of well-being & walk away from every illness. I have walked myself into my best thoughts, and I know of no thought so burdensome that one cannot walk away from it. But by sitting still, & the more one sits still, the closer one comes to feeling ill. Thus if one just keeps on walking, everything will be all right.” – Søren Kierkegaard
  11. “No way was I going to allow myself to settle into an ordinary life because it was the easy thing to do.” – David Miller, AWOL on the Appalachian Trail

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